Developed in partnership with Ochre Education, these lesson resources support the use of effective, evidence-based practices and address the learning expected in the Australian curriculum. 

This lesson is part of Unit 3: 2D Perimeter and Area within the Year 5 maths lessons.

Students will learn

In this lesson, we will learn to calculate the area of basic compound (rectilinear) shapes by splitting them into two or more rectangles.

Introductory quiz

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Lesson video